Since the initial tests at Balcombe when the word 'fracking' was freely used, the oil & gas industry have changed tack and claim they are not fracking in the South East of England. They claim the geology is "naturally fractured". However, in many cases they are intending to acidise. What is acidising? Acidising involves injecting… Continue reading Acidising and fracking in the South East
Please support Professor David Smythe who had his access to academic journals revoked because his opposition to fracking is at odds with Glasgow University's industry funding. Professor Smythe has worked tirelessly to get out the facts about fracking - he's flattened pro-fracking academics in debates, spoken in Lords Parliamentary committees, and helped West Sussex and… Continue reading Academic freedom of expression denied by corporate lobbying
From Tues 23rd to Fri 26th June, Lancashire County Council will be deciding on whether or not to approve two of the biggest fracking tests ever contemplated in the UK. If allowed to happen, each site would have 4 horizontal wells, producing tens of millions of gallons of radioactive and toxic waste. Opening the door… Continue reading The Frack Stops Here 2! Transport from London
Ellesmere Port is the only live fracking site in the country. The community protection camp burned down but the locals are still determined to fight back against the poisonous fracking industry. on 14 December, they are calling for a day of solidarity from anti-fracking groups around the country. Join us and many from the 300+… Continue reading Solidarity Sunday at Ellesmere Port – 14 December
Fresh off the presses! We can now finally reveal the details of the London action for the Global Frackdown! Global Frackdown London Action 11 October 2014 Starting at 11am Meeting point: Golden Square, Soho, London W1R 3AD Join us as we turn an HSBC branch into a live fracking site! HSBC are funding fracking both… Continue reading Global Frackdown – London Action Details Released!!!
It's that time of year again! The Global Frackdown will be on 11 October. This is a global day of action with events taking around the world. This year, we decided to focus on the one thing that helps fuel the unconventional fossil fuel industry - the banks. Specifically we're calling out HSBC for funding… Continue reading Global Frackdown: Get the Frackers Local Bank!
Frack Off London are offering subsidised travel to this year's Reclaim the Power camp in Blackpool. We will have two coaches leaving from Victoria. The coach times are below: Departing from Victoria Rail Station 9am on Thursday 14th 6pm on Friday 15th Departing from Reclaim the Power 3pm on Sunday 17th 3pm on Tuesday… Continue reading London Transport to Reclaim the Power